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The Long Rebound for Darrell Williams

...Williams held two jobs to support her kids. She worked at a liquor store at 51st and Prairie and as a security guard for the CTA. Darrell’s father, who never married Alice...

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My name is Jerome Davis. I am attempting to get on the ballot for the February 24, 2015 Municipal Election, for the office of 20th Ward alderman. Please help us by spreading the word and signing the petition. Contact me and I will come to you. Jeromedavis55@att.net

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City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday

• A 15-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were shot in the 5800 block of South Wabash Avenue about 7:15 p.m., police said. Police said the shooting may have been a drive-by involving a minivan with four people inside. 

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...wounded in a shooting or multiple shootings about 9 p.m. near the intersection of East 80th Street and South Ingleside Avenue, according to Pat Camden, a police union spokesman.  A fourth person, believed to have shot...

• About 2:20 a.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in the 6600 block of South Drexel Avenue, police said. The man was shot in the hand and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

• About 12:45 a.m., an 18-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man were shot in the 12000 block of South Perry Avenue, police said. The woman was hit and the chest and the man in the shoulder, police said.

• About 12:45 a.m., two men were shot in the 6600 block of South State Street, police said. The two men, who are 21 and 22, were at a gas station when someone started shooting, according to police.

• About 11:40 p.m., a 42-year-old man was shot in the 9800 block of South Woodlawn Avenue. Someone opened fire from a dark vehicle, hitting the man in the ankle, police said. The vehicle then fled northbound, according to police.

• About 11:15 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in an alley in the 11800 block of South LaSalle Street, police said. A dark vehicle pulled up and someone inside started shooting, according to police.

• About 10:05 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg 7200 block of South May Street, police said. Hospital information was not immediately released, but police said the boy’s condition was stabilized.

• About 9:10 p.m. a man was shot in the shoulder in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue, police said. His condition was stabilized on the scene, police said.

...About 3:20 p.m., two teenage boys were hurt in a shooting in the 5400 block of South Bishop Street. Police said the younger boy, 14, was shot in the leg and taken to University...

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Weekend toll climbs as at least a dozen shot across city Sunday

• A 15-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were shot in the 5800 block of South Wabash Avenue about 7:15 p.m., police said. Police said the shooting may have been a drive-by involving a minivan with four people inside. 

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...wounded in a shooting or multiple shootings about 9 p.m. near the intersection of East 80th Street and South Ingleside Avenue, according to Pat Camden, a police union spokesman.  A fourth person, believed to have shot...

• About 10:05 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg 7200 block of South May Street, police said. Hospital information was not immediately released, but police said the boy’s condition was stabilized.

• About 9:10 p.m. a man was shot in the shoulder in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue, police said. His condition was stabilized on the scene, police said.

...About 3:20 p.m., two teenage boys were hurt in a shooting in the 5400 block of South Bishop Street. Police said the younger boy, 14, was shot in the leg and taken to University...

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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Help My First Grade Super Stars Become Tech Savvy!

    Ms. Prairie is asking for $2393.69:
    My students need five iPad minis, five iPad mini cases, iPad mini screen protectors, a class projector, and a protection plan for the iPads and the projector.
    Beasley Elementary Mgnt Academic Center Comment
  • Empowering Third Grade Scholars with Technology

    Ms. Stipe is asking for $1992.69:
    My students need six Google Nexus tablets, cases, and headphones to help deepen their understanding of specific math topics during differentiated small-group work stations.
    William Carter Elementary School Comment

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Two shot in Washington Park

...night. A 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were in the 5800 block of South Wabash about 7:15 p.m. when they were shot, police said. Preliminary information indicates a...

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